This is the Pulsar community weekly update for 2019-11-17 ~ 2019-11-22, with updates on multiple under-voting Pulsar releases, support CDC connector for MongoDB, support batch receive in Java client, and more.
[Release][Pulsar] RC1 for Apache Pulsar release 2.4.2 is out of voting.
[Release][Pulsar Manager] RC4 for Pulsar Manager Release 0.1.0 is out for voting.
[Release][Pulsar] Sijie started the discussion of cutting the Pulsar 2.5.0 release next week.
[Pulsar Manager] Guangning started the initiative of adding authentication and authorization support in Pulsar Manager.
[PIP-38] Support batch receive in Java client (Release: 2.5.0).
[Connector] Support CDC connector for MongoDB (Release: 2.5.0).
[Functions] Parametrize grpc and metrics ports so that they can be configured (Release: 2.5.0).
[Broker][Stats] Expose lastExpireTimestamp for subscription stats. (Release: 2.4.3, 2.5.0).
[Client][Java] Fix "Producer with name xyz is already connected to topic" (Release: 2.5.0).
hasMessageAvailable should return false when Reader read from latest messages (Release: 2.4.3, 2.5.0).
[Client][Python] Fix Python consumer receive always timeout after 100ms (Release: 2.4.3, 2.5.0).
[Conference] KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2019 was held on November 18-21 in San Diego. Yahoo! JAPAN was one of the gold sponsors. Pulsar team and Athenz team from Yahoo! JAPAN attended the conference as the booth exhibitor.
Pulsar Slack channel has more than 1250 users, which is momentum behind Pulsar community growth.